tv KPIX 5 News Early Edition CBS March 26, 2014 5:00am-6:01am PDT
your realtime captioner is linda macdonald. good morning, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose and lawrence said the rain would be here and, by golly, it's here. >> coming down in spots. but it looks like it will be picking up over the next couple of hours here so the commute going to be a little rough this morning. out the door we go. our hi-def doppler radar is tracking the storm system. you see the heaviest amounts of rainfall showing up in the north bay right now but a lot more on the way and to come this morning. so with that in mind, we have some pretty strong cells developing outside right now. looks like some of that will be heavy at times especially as you make your way a little bit further north this morning but all this moisture is going to start sliding to the south. look at the yellows and oranges some heavier rainfall there. also in toward fairfield, vallejo, you're seeing a strong storm system but along the coastline now we are beginning to see some showers and pockets of heavier rainfall making their way in toward half moon bay and the peninsula. so yeah, we could see some heavy rainfall even the possibility of some thunderstorms this morning. out the door we go, we have cloudy skies and temperatures now in the 40s and the 50s. that rain will be picking up
this morning and then i think by the afternoon starts to taper off partly cloudy skies still some widely scattered showers temperatures will be cooler in the 50s and 60s. let's check the roads with elizabeth. thank you, lawrence. out the door we go. so far your drive times in the bay area look okay. do want to let you know there are chain requirements, however, if you are traveling up to the sierra, but for right now on interstate 80 closer to home carquinez bridge to the maze, only about 19 minutes now so no big delays now at richmond and berkeley. some parts of the north bay getting rain already. other parts still dry including this silicon valley commute. westbound 237 still looks clear from milpitas all the way into sunnyvale. same thing with the san mateo bridge. still should be problem-free this morning so get a head start on some of the weather right now traveling westbound 92, so far no big issues heading over the high-rise into foster city. we also checked in with chp. while the roads are a little slick on the bay bridge, they just canceled that high wind advisory and they only issued
it about a half hour ago. so it wasn't there very long. it wasn't posted very long. and right now, still no delay between oakland and san francisco. right around now they should be picking up the overnight roadwork now as well on westbound 80 t yerba buena island. back to you. 7 people were hurt when two cars crashed overnight in san francisco. kpix 5 reporter anne makovec at the scene now of this developing story here in the city. >> reporter: on geary and van ness in san francisco the roads are reopened after being closed for hours overnight. you can see part of the damage here behind me. a traffic signal was knocked down on vanness of but no traffic issues here. a lot of questions about the klain of events. -- a lot of questions about the chain of events. 7 people are taken to the hospital. the accident happened around 12:30 a.m.
when paramedics arrived to help the 7 injured. one of the vehicles crossed the center divide on van ness and hit the other one but police are still trying to figure out who was driving. >> the girl has blood on her face and she was panicked. a girl standing in front here, they just say, oh, they might stole the car so once they hit the car they just all the people who are in the car just ran away. >> reporter: the witness said several people ran from the scene of the accident. but they were all rounded up overnight and again a lot of them taken to the hospital. police are still working on their report right now. they're at the hospital talking to some of the people who were injured trying to figure this all out. >> how badly were they injured? >> reporter: no life- threatening injuries. so everybody is going to be okay. but significant injuries to send them to the hospital. >> thank you, anne makovec live for us in san francisco. now to developing news in
washington state. eight more bodies are expected to be pulled out of that deadly mud slide today. kpix 5's cate caugiran is live in the newsroom and the cate, we're also learning there were warnings the land was unstable. >> reporter: well, michelle, in fact we're getting mixed messages from washington state officials. [ beeping ] >> reporter: according to "usa today" the director of snohomish county emergency management said they constantly reminded residents about a high risk for landslides. however, a few days ago that same official called this quote unforeseen claiming not to know about a government warning issued 15 years ago of a potential for catastrophe. meanwhile, rescue workers with search dogs and volunteers are picking through muddy debris and last night officials confirmed two more bodies were recovered from the pile. >> a little [ indiscernible ] i can see houses destroyed all day and go there's sad but when it's just something i knew it's
something very personal. >> reporter: the rain soaked hillside collapsed saturday morning burying dozens of homes in oso, washington. search-and-rescue operations continued through the night on a lesser scale but they will ramp up add first light. cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> scores of people are still missing but they hope restoring power in a nearby town will allow some to call in and have their names removed from the list. teenagers broke into an unoccupied mountain view home to throw a raging party and now cops have a warning for those in attendance. officers say turn yourself in or expect an officer with a warrant to knock on your door shortly. they have already arrested 14 teens. 12 are juveniles. two are 18. the parties happened earlier this month at the family's house while they were on vacation. >> somebody found out that the family was gone and nobody was home at the house. a juvenile broke into the house, decided to have a party. >> homeowner's car was also
stolen but it's been recovered. police say the parties in the middle of the night were very loud but no one in the neighborhood of a multi-million dollar neighborhood homes there called to explain about the noise or all the parking. palo alto police hope you recognize two men who were caught on camera ransacking a house. this picture is from the house that was broken into on monday. the owner took it from her video surveillance system. you can see at least two men inside. police surrounded the home after the break-in monday night. after about five hours, the s.w.a.t. team went in but the suspects had left. a suspected thief busted into san mateo and it was apparently his flirtatious behavior that led the officers right to him. a 31-year-old man quintanilla was arrested over the weekend for burglary. police say he flirted with a female employee at an indian restaurant on saturday during business hours. the suspect gave the woman his number. >> he wanted to hang out, i
guess? >> reporter: he wanted a date? >> i guess so. >> after closing the employee returned to the store and says she found quintanilla robbing the place. she told police, who were able to lure him to the caltrain station in burlingame through text messages and then took him into custody. happening today, a once burned-out blackened restaurant in san francisco will re-open. raging flames gutted the restaurant in october 2012 when a building next door caught fire. the building had a million dollars in property loss but after 17 months and a face-lift of floors and interior design, mayor lee will cut the ribbon to the brand-new squat and gobble. some 16,000 teachers and students in the state will get a big thank you for their community service today. the first-ever we day california is being hosted at oracle arena. the event features top name entertainers and speakers like selina gomez, seth rogan and
magic johnson. we day is an initiative of free the children to inspire students in the u.s., canada and uk to get involved in local and global service issues. >> quite a list of celebs there. time now 5:08. an explosive town hall meeting in the aftermath of a deadly police shooting. coming up what san francisco police told the outraged crowd. >> after 9 million pounds of beef are recalled from a local slaughterhouse kpix 5 talks to the safety inspector who missed the problem. >> hi-def doppler tracking a spring storm get ready more rain maybe some heavy downpours could even see thunderstorms. details coming up. >> and we're already seeing some of the slick conditions on your morning drive to work. if you are heading toward the richmond/san rafael bridge, full look at your drive plus check of mass transit is all after this break. 6 awesome sauces. i mean he's sitting still, this is kind of miraculous. ♪
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san francisco police chief suhr took faced a thousand y didn't have to shoot him! >> we did not know -- [overlapping speakers] >> san francisco police chief greg suhr faced 1,000 angry people outraged over an officer- involved shooting. this community meeting last night was at a school not far from the bernal heights park where officers shot and killed 28-year-old alejandro nieto. it happened friday night. police went to the park after several 911 calls about a man
pacing with a gun but chief greg suhr confirmed that alejandro point a taser at officers, not a handgun. court documents show a man claiming to be a friend of nieto filed a restraining order against him on the day of the shooting claims he feared for his and his family's lives because they had bad blood. only on 5 this morning, kpix 5's betty yu has new details on the recall of some 9 million pounds of beef from a sonoma county slaughterhouse. she tracked down the man who was in charge of the inspections at that company. reporter: hi, dr. ernie, i'm betty from channel 5. can we talk about the rancho recall? >> why? >> reporter: his name is dr. ernesto lardizabal. dr. ernie for short. he was the usda supervising veterinarian at rancho feeding corporation. the usda says the recalled meat came from diseased cows that weren't properly inspected. yet the agency says the plant had a full staff of inspectors with dr. ernie in charge.
on his facebook page, you'll find photos of a wards for protecting the public health dieting back to 2001 so -- dating back to 2001 so how did all that bad beef get by him? >> the inspection process seems to have broken down here. >> reporter: the food and water watch group says it's not just rancho. >> leaving inspection personnel in the same facilities for lengthy periods of time, they become complacent and they start not catching things. >> reporter: in rancho's case, this inspector, lynette thompson, did notice problems. in company document, lynette is quoted saying most of the cows have cancer and should be condemned. she flagged that to her supervisors but rancho blamed her instead saying condemning cows unnecessarily slows down our production. usda officials even came by the slaughterhouse at least three times to check things out. they found nothing wrong but transferred lynette at management's request. >> she was not fired. she was not disciplined. she was just sent to a
different plant. usda has a big responsibility here in terms of what happened. >> reporter: as for lynette's supervisor, dr. ernie, he retired just two days before the recall was first announced. >> dr. lardizabal retired. what do you think of that? >> it's suspicious. >> reporter: why did you retire? >> too much work. >> reporter: inspector is saying that you knowingly let these sick cows get slaughtered. did that happen? >> oh, come on. i don't lie to -- inspector -- that's one -- >> reporter: it's your job to make sure those cancerous sick cows don't make it to the kill floor. >> yeah, i did my job. >> reporter: betty yu, kpix 5. >> betty says the inspector who was transferred told her she has no comment because she loves her job and neither the company nor the usda will comment on the investigation. 5:14 right now. let's get a check on the roads with elizabeth. >> and outside we go, we'll go out towards the sierra. if you are planning a trip out of town, maybe to the tahoe
area, grab your chains. they are definitely required on interstate 80, highway 50 and highway 88. basically all the routes headed up there, you will need your chains right now. so lawrence is talking rain here. we have snow in the sierra and we already have some slowdowns on westbound 580 coming out of tracy through the altamont pass. really picks up until about north flynn and then we see some improvement on our sensor anyway of it's not enough to impact the drive times but that will likely change here in the next few minutes. closer to the dublin interchange, it seems like traffic so far is moving at the speed limit in those westbound lanes and continues that way for now through the dublin grade. outside here's a live look at milpitas 880 and 237, also still in the clear. that drive time so far no delay problem-free all the way out into sunnyvale. from some of our cameras starting to get hit with some drizzle as lawrence mentioned the north bay we saw some of our cameras, golden gate bridge, richmond/san rafael bridge, getting rain earlier this morning. so far it's okay to beat the weather now if you are
traveling across the san mateo bridge. westbound 92 about 13 minutes between hayward and foster city. we actually had a high wind advisory a little earlier for the bay bridge. canceled already this morning. but that doesn't mean you may not get hit with some wet weather. if you are traveling into san francisco, so far no delay at the bay bridge toll plaza. and no metering lights yet at 5:15 this morning. by the way, they did pick up a lot of the overnight roadwork or suspended due to the rain. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." for more on your wet forecast, your drive to work, here's lawrence. we could definitely see some gusty winds if we get some of those thunderstorms. right now we're seeing rain and pockets of heavy downpours. our hi-def doppler radar is tracking the storm system now and you can see a lot of the yellows and oranges especially in the north bay but look at the cell going in the east bay, toward concord and fairfield everrier rainfall there also in the north bay we continue to see some heavy downpours into santa rosa, rohnert park,
petaluma, getting some good rainfall there. then you slide down you hit the 101, we're seeing more scattered showers and just off the coastline, we have another:ban of rain that's just about to move onshore -- another batch of rain that's just about to move onshore. there could be thunderstorms so be prepared for that. you could see strong gusty winds and heavy downpours and lightning. so heaviest rainfall is going to come through this morning. by the afternoon becoming partly cloudy, still with the possibility of some isolated thunderstorms. and then more wet weather is on the way as we head throughout the next few days. trough of low pressure camping along the west coast is going to be here now for a while. so as it does, that leaves the door open to get some more wet weather going. in fact, likely going to see showers continuing into thursday morning then that rain line may move just a little further to the north. if you're traveling today, be prepared. you're going to see some rain and maybe thunderstorms through the central valley. the high country, need chains headed in that directions. one to two feet of snow across the higher peaks, maybe three to four inches at lake level, snow level dropping down to 5,000 feet so be prepared. the next couple of days, some wintry conditions continuing in
the high country. storm system moving onshore this morning. then as we head in toward the middle of the morning, looks like that begins to taper off and by the afternoon, this will slide on through becoming more widely scattered kind of a neat afternoon. you may see a couple of rainbows, a little sunshine and some occasional showers rotate on through. and then even a couple of scattered showers into early tomorrow morning but the bulk of the system is going to come through this morning. temperature-wise we'll keep these numbers down. let's plan on 50s and some 60s for highs today. it will be cool running below the average for this time of year and we're not done with the rain. we're going to see some more showers continuing into tomorrow morning and then i think that rain line moves further to the north. still a chance of some scattered showers in the north bay. on saturday, another storm system drops in to bring another round of rain and we could very well see some more rain on monday and possibly into tuesday. >> wow. >> none of these look like huge storms although that saturday storm looks more impressive but if you are traveling in the high country, be prepared we're back to wintry weather up there couple of feet just from this storm system through thursday and more over the weekend maybe
another couple of feet. >> that could be tricky on the roads but those borders and skiers -- >> if you can get up there, you will have fresh powder to enjoy. >> i bet it's crowded this weekend. >> if you are going to go, this is the one to go. >> i'll bet on that. trending this morning on twitter, facebook. the company just bought a virtual reality company for $2.5 billion. also trending, gwyneth paltrow. she and chris martin broke up yesterday. backstreet boys, apparently the '90s boy band is in talks with spice girls to launch a worldwide reunion tour. lawrence is happy about that. paul wal a new report says speed caused the crash that killed him last year. and get this, doggie diggings. american eagle outfitters announced a new collection of hipster doggy clothes with matching human merchandise. heard it all. follow us on twitter at #cbssf.
5:19. new stadium and some new rules. what to expect as the 9ers settle into their new park this fall. coming up. good morning, everyone. why did the warriors fire an assistant coach? i'm dennis o'donnell. the hat trick at the tank. we'll drop the puck coming up. >> and what's cool about your school? you can email your nomination to us at email@example.com. we may come and feature your school on the show. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,
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southbound 680 approaching marsh view there's a solo car accident with a big rig blocking it. not much of a delay but we are in other places including some bridges. a full look at your wet drive to work coming up. good morning, everybody. stanford coach johnnie dawkins' son is being recruited by the dayton flyers which stanford will play tomorrow in the sweet sixteen. now, the question is, will dayton's coach make his recruiting pitch right under dad's nose? >> i don't think that will happen. i think both will be focused on the task at hand but it is a neat thing that he is being recruited by them and the success they're having.
he really likes them. he is in a good place. i'm happy and proud of him. warriors coach mark jackson canned his assistant brian scalabrine with a month to go in the regular season for what jackson calls philosophical differences. stay tuned on that. at edmonton adam took a puck off the finger in the second period. the extent of the injury so gruesome we can't show you the video. his finger was almost severed. the game 2-0 oilers and then pavelski scores tying the game. sharks score three goals in the second period. third period, sharks up 4-1. pavelski two goals and again the hat trick for little joe. his third of the season. and the sharks win 5-2. buster posey should he be the giants third baseman replacing pablo sandoval? check out my blog on kpix.com and vern glenn tonight in memphis with his blue suede shoes. see you tonight, everybody. >> now, that is a tease. okay, dennis, thanks.
play of the day some hockey. blackhawks and the dallas stars. chicago on the power play when andrew shaw from his knees with a backhander puts it in the neck. check it out. it's good. it's our power play of the day. it is a winner. good shot. santa clara police have new rules on the books to help them keep control of the crowds at the new levi stadium. the city council voted last night for a long list of things you cannot do when you go to a 49ers game. so here we go. you can't play football in the parking lot. >> that's just not right. >> i know. also, no spilling of anything including food and drinks. >> bring a towel. >> okay. no kegs or flasks, no bugles, air horns or other musical instruments. this is strange. no fish or reptiles. >> no fish? >> who would bring that anyway? >> wow. >> and, of course, no weapons. the list of can'ts is rather long so find them all on our website, kpix.com.
>> they are going to play a little football too. >> yeah. 5:25. kpix 5 first uncovered illegal adult entertainment clubs in the south bay last year. coming up in 15 minutes, our kiet do finds out if the resulting police crackdown is actually working. >> but first, the deadline to sign up for health insurance under obamacare is extended again. what that could mean for california's uninsured. >> reporter: seven people were sent to the hospital overnight after two vehicles crashed in san francisco. at this point police are still trying to figure out who was driving. we'll tell you what we know up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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than 100 missing in the deadly washington mud slide holding out hope there are still survivors. meanwhile, there is debate over if washington state officials gave residents enough notice. >> facebook makes another multi- billion-dollar buy. what the company plans to do with its latest acquisition. >> out the door, hold on, you'll want to check out our latest doppler radar. heavy rainfall could be headed your way. >> and you may want to avoid the roads on this wet morning commute. ace has new delays 10 to 15 minutes late. we'll explain coming up. good morning, it's wednesday, march 26. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30. get you out the door with a little weather and traffic. first wave of rain, it's here, lawrence. coming onshore now, we are seeing some good downpours already but there is more to come. i think the bulk of the storm system comes through this morning. let's check out our hi-def doppler radar. the main rain was early on in the north bay starting to shift a little bit further to the south. in fact, we're seeing some of those downpours moving onshore right now. but look at the cells that are
just about to move into parts of pacifica. see some heavy downpours in that direction. doubt san francisco coming your way into san francisco -- south san francisco coming your way into san francisco. along with this is the possibility of thunderstorms and hail. so hey, this could be a very interesting day ahead. cloudy skies right now. we have the showers already. temperatures generally mild in the 50s although 49 degrees in santa rosa, by the afternoon i think partly cloudy skies could be an interesting day maybe a wandering thunderstorm or more widely scattered shower but really the bulk of the rain coming through this morning. 50s and some 60s keeping you cool for highs today. all right. let's check the roads with elizabeth. ace train number one behind schedule right now about 12 minutes late heading into livermore. some sort of issue for ace train number one. we haven't heard anything about ace train number three yet. bart though systemwide on time no delay if you do want to avoid the wet road. also grab your chains if you are heading out of town. once again there are chain requirements or highways 50, 88 and interstate 80. so here's a live look at some
of our sensors now on westbound 580. the commute has definitely begun so far out of tracy and delays continue to vasco. past there improves past 680 everything free and clear. no longer a wind advisory in effect for the bay bridge. and at the toll plaza, just kind of your usual pattern forming now before the metering lights are turned on maybe some slight delays in the cash lanes but if you are a fast track user you can beat the morning rush and some of the rain. so far things look good into san francisco. westbound 237 also very quiet still for silicon valley drivers leaving milpitas. san francisco police are still trying to piece together details of a crash that sent seven people to the hospital overnight. kpix 5's anne makovec is at the scene of that crash of this developing story. anne. >> reporter: yeah. at last word from san francisco police, they are still trying to figure out who was driving
the vehicles involved in this accident here at geary and van ness in san francisco. you can see this traffic signal that was knocked down here behind me. there are still a couple of others so that's not causing any traffic issue here on van ness. but a lot of questions about the chain of events from this accident last night. seven people were taken to the hospital. this is video taken right after that crash happened at about 12:30 a.m. when paramedics arrived on scene to help the people who were injured. is it looks like one of the vehicles crossed the center divide on van ness and hit the other. >> the van was like slipping and sliding. once they hit the car, all the people in the car just ran away. >> reporter: police again are still trying to figure out who was driving after several people ran away from the scene. they were all rounded up in the end and police are talking to many of the injured right now at the hospital trying again to
figure out exactly what happened here. as far as those injuries, none of them are life-threatening so all the people are expected to survive. live in san francisco, anne makevoc, kpix 5. developing right now in washington state, more bodies are expected to be pulled out of that massive mud slide today. but the focus is also shifting to whether or not state and local officials knew the land was unstable. kpix 5's cate caugiran is in the newsroom this morning with the very latest. cate. reporter: we're getting very mixed or different messages from state officials over residents or if residents were aware of the risk and as they sort that out, one northern california family is mourning of loss of one of their own. the family of a decorated navy officer found his house destroyed by the massive landslide last weekend. >> they found his uniforms and his officers sword and then he broke up and he couldn't talk no more. >> reporter: after days without another sign, his father didn't know what to think. >> you know, they might find him or he might -- i don't know. i'm just hoping against hope. >> reporter: the body of
commander john was found by his brothers tuesday. his name added to the rising death toll. meanwhile, rescue workers with search dogs and volunteers picked through muddy debris at times with their bare hands. what they're finding is disturbing. >> a little touch of life for us what killed me. i can see houses destroyed all day and go that's sad. but it's something that's very personal -- >> reporter: heavy equipment was brought to help clear the wreckage amid rainy conditions. last night officials confirmed two more bodies were recovered from the pile. >> we have located another eight fatalities. however, we have not recovered those at this time. >> reporter: the rain-soaked hillside collapsed saturday morning burying dozens of homes in oso, washington. 13-year-old james mead was with a group who became surrounded by mud and falling trees. >> i just all of a sudden froze and i'm, like, oh, i'm going to die right now. it's reaching me right now. >> reporter: in nearby arlington, people are praying for the moshe 100 still missing
and hoping for a miracle. yesterday emergency management leaders say they constantly warned residents about the threat of landslide but that same official said this disaster was, quote, unforeseen and said he was not aware of a government report issued 15 years ago warning them about the potential for catastrophe. reporting live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. happening today, governor jerry brown will attend the funeral for the mendocino county sheriff's deputy killed in a shootout a week ago today. ricky del fiorentino's funeral service begins at 10:00 in fort bragg. authorities say ricardo chaney killed the deputy after a day long crime spree that started in eugene, oregon. chaney allegedly killed a 79- year-old man there then torched his home then carjacked a bmw headed south down to california. investigators say chaney shot and killed del fiorentino near fort bragg. the suspect was later killed by a police officer. police up in eugene are now trying to determine if chaney is linked to some other unsolved crimes up there.
a 23-year-old u.s. marine home from a tour in afghanistan was killed by a suspected drunk driver in fremont. andrew silva of union city was hit by a mini cooper on fremont boulevard yesterday. the driver, 23-year-old alexander yohn of emeryville. police say yohn crashed into a utility pole after hitting silva. they found him hiding in a field. and if it wasn't for a taco bell employee tipping off officers off, yohn might have gotten away. people signing up for obamacare can now get an extension but it only applies if you start the process before the march 31 deadline. the administration says make no mistake, open enrollment ends at the end of the month. the extended deadline is only for people with extenuating circumstances. "covered california" has not decided if it will also give an extension. california has already exceeded its goal of signing up one million people. facebook is spending $2 billion to jump into the world of virtual reality.
the menlo park company is buying oculus a company in irvine. they make a gaming headset that responds to your head movements. facebook says the technology can be used for more than just gaming, though. it can enhance communication, entertainment and education, as well. looks like wall street will continue to climb when trading opens up this morning. a new company will be listed on the big board today. jill wagner of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us now. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. the company behind the popular and addictive mobile game candy [ indiscernible ] is said to make its initial public offering at the new york stock exchange this morning. king digital entertainment will trade under the ticker king. it's prized at $22.50 a share which values the company at more than $7 billion. candy crush is the most downloaded app and top revenue producer in apple's app store last year. but not investors are sold because the vast majority of king's revenue comes from only one game. they are already getting set up
here to hand it out these shirts for these king -- i don't know if you can see it there in white. should be pretty exciting here on the floor. >> now, the dow -- > >> reporter: here the dow -- the right now, excuse me, the big board we're looking for a positive open at this point. yesterday, the dow was up 91 points. and the nasdaq rose nearly 8. facebook is making another multibillion dollars purchase. and this time, it's getting into the 3d gaming world. the social networking giant shelling out $2 billion for oculus vr which makes a virtual reality gaming headset that responds to your head movements. the tech industry is giving it rave reviews but the headset not available to customers yet. >> mr. zuckerberg is writing some big checks lately, a billion here, a billion there. >> spending a lot of money, jim. so tell us about how monopoly
is changing the game. >> reporter: some new rules could be coming to the classic board game. the monopoly gamemaker hasbro is letting fans weigh in on the 10 most popular house rules as they're called. and then hasbro will incorporate the top five into a special edition of the game starting this fall. so you could vote on hasbro's facebook page until april 3. they are really just hoping to renew interest in this decades old board game and it does seem to be working. the page already has more than 11 million likes. so frank and michelle, we checked out the page. my favorite house rule if you are playing with your mom, it's called mum's the word. so the rule is that mum always gets out of jail free, always no questions asked. she is just that special. that's the wording. i think that's pretty cool. >> sounds like the michelle rule, not the mom rule. >> that's the rule in my house. [ laughter ] i like it, too, jill. thanks. 5:40 right now. a south bay family returns home to find their multi-million
dollar house badly scorched. now teenagers all over the city are under investigation. >> reporter: i'm kiet do with a follow-up on san jose's bikini bars. it's a story that we have been following for years. and the situation is getting a little better. that's coming up in a live report. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
police have already arrested fourteen teenagers for brea into a home--throwing wild parties--then setting th police have arrested 14 teenagers for breaking into a home throwing wild parties and setting the place on fire stealing the homeowners's car. that car has been recovered. the parties happened earlier this month at a family's house while they were out of town. cracking down on bikini bars in the south bay, since we first reported the problem in november, there's been a general decrease in businesses breaking the rules. still, as kpix 5 reporter kiet do tells us, illegal businesses continue to pop up. we must warn you some of these images are explicit. reporter: the last time we showed you galaxy bar and restaurant, it was the lap dance capital of the south bay. all that bumping and grinding cost just 20 bucks. galaxy raked in thousands of dollars a night turning san jose into a mecca of illegal adult entertainment. but after our november report, the state department of alcoholic beverage control and san jose police turned up the
pressure. galaxy was suspended for 30 days and shut down. how much did our story influence you? >> your story really brought to light that it's happening in more frequency than we see. >> reporter: four months ago when we showed councilmember javier campos our hidden camera footage he had no idea his districts was home to some of the worst offenders. >> shocked! you know, that looks like a strip club. >> reporter: san jose's scantily clad waitresses have gotten increasingly raunchy over the years. lingerie was followed by nudity and the crime wasn't far behind. two people have been shot and killed at vietnamese cafes, the most recent victim a well liked engineer last summer. campos has now made it a priority to investigate citizen complaints. his main weapon? code enforcement officers who make surprise visits and cite establishments for smoking, gambling, tinted windows and nude servers. when the twin palms cafe opened up along capitol expressway in
east san jose, advertising good- looking waitresses and restricted customers to 18 and over, neighbors complained. code enforcement officers stopped by and shortly after twin palms closed its doors for good. >> my message to them is, you know, don't do it in san jose. if you are going to open a cafe, open a cafe. but we don't want businesses that masquerade themselves and really they're fronts for gogo nightclubs. >> reporter: san jose police say it's unrealistic to completely eliminate nudity and illegal lap dances in the city. >> and it's just something that we're going to have to continually be on the lookout for and manage as it appears. >> reporter: and the management at galaxy did not return my phone calls. they have since reopened as paradise and because they were one of the worst offenders in the city, probably the worst, you can bet that the authorities will be watching them very, very closely. back to you. >> well, kiet, what changes have san jose police noticed about these bikini bars and
cafes, overall? >> reporter: so they are saying that generally they have noticed it the 40-something bikini bars in san jose are closing on time and that they are all kind of knowing that san jose police are -- they have a heightened awareness of and they are staying vigilant. they do say that there are these illegal underground clubs that keep popping up they describe its a game of whack 'em, they pop up and have to stamp them out. it's a cat and mouse game that san jose police will keep on top of. >> thank you, kiet do. how about the snow? it's falling up in the sierra right now. chain controls are now in effect up in kingvale. sean bennett reports from kingvale. >> reporter: good morning, guys. yeah. a winter wonderland up here nonetheless. we haven't seen a lot of snow up here now in several weeks. we are getting our first good batch of it and a good amount of powder mixed with the wind up here. donner summit at 7200 feet cold temperatures as well 22 degrees
and also too you can see the flags up here blowing there's a good indication of how strong these gusts are up here. we could see gusts up to 40 miles per hour today. we are under a winter weather advisory for the sierra nevada mountains that's going to last until around 11:00 this morning. you guys talked about chain control. i want to show that you video now at kingvale just about 7 or 8 miles down interstate 80 and this is a good scene. this is what it looks like cars and trucks hugging i-80 right there pulled off to the side chaining up. caltrains has their vehicles stopped right into the middle of the interstate making sure those chains are on and that they are secure before they will let you continue driving on the eastbound side up and over the summit this morning. perfect time to be in the middle of the week going in towards the weekend. so the storms will last over the next several days up here. peaceful and calm conditions going through chain control. if you happen to get out, stop, maybe get some gas, get something to eat, that's when you'll notice it really is
still winter up here because it's freezing cold 22 degrees up here at donner summit this morning. back to you. we are seeing more snow in the high country snow falling in tahoe and truckee area more on the way. rain here in the bay area this morning pockets of heavy downpours, as well. we have scene cells moving onshore this morning. a closer look at san francisco, you see the yellows and reds. those are some heavy downpours. we could even see an isolated thunderstorm in some of these cells this morning so be careful out the door this morning. there will stay unsettled throughout the morning hours. the downpours and heaviest amounts of rainfall probably coming through this morning. some of that headed through the santa cruz mountains right now still more off the coastline. so throughout the day be prepared. a chance of thunderstorms, some rain this morning with a downpour early on then becoming partly cloudy and more widely scattered and a chance of thunderstorms and a few rainbows into the afternoon. then more wet weather. a trough of low pressure along
the west coast leaves the door open for another storm to make its way into the bay area. this one coming through this morning. then there's another one headed our way looks like for the weekend. so if you are traveling around the state, be prepared as a wet day around much of the state. you have seen the snow in the sierra nevada. winter storm warnings are in effect in the high country, as well. maybe one to two feet of snow between now and about thursday so with that in mind, the snow level dropping down to about 5,000 feet so maybe even two to four inches at lake level. how about this? we have the storm moving through this morning. that bulk of it coming through before 10:00 and toward the afternoon, more widely scattered showers outside but continuing with that rain on and off probably into tomorrow, as well. so we're not done with the rain by any means. in fact, we're going to get things going pretty good this morning. then by the afternoon it tapers off. 50s and 60s for highs sunrise 7:04, sunset 7:27. over the next couple of days, unsettled weather continuing. another storm system dropping in on saturday and then another one for monday, liz. >> right now we have a return of winter again. all right. you saw that winter wonderland
out in the sierra. so you will need your chains as lawrence and our live reporter mentioned. so right now, it's on highway 50, chains are required between twin bridges and meyers and also need them on interstate 80 from kingvale to donner lake. so just a heads up if you are traveling out of town. closer to home, the roads are slick in some parts of the bay area. so far things appear to be okay at the bay bridge. our own roberta gonzales drove the bay bridge a little earlier and said it was pretty gusty across the bridge some stronger winds in fact chp issued a high wind advisory earlier this morning. it has been canceled so that's good news for drivers. in the meantime, the middle lanes the fastrak lanes, those are still getting by okay because they have not switched on the metering lights yet but i have a feeling they are going to be turned on any minute because the delays are really building in those cash lanes. mass transit, bart is on time but ace train 1 still delayed a little less than 15 minutes. had some earlier issues out of
stockton. westbound 580 the roads are still slick if you are crossing the richmond/san rafael bridge. lawrence mentioned the rain showers moving from the north bay so we're seeing slicker conditions there as well as heading towards the golden gate into sausalito. that's your latest "kcbs traffic." back to you guys. 5:52. a satellite captures some new images that could help determine what happened to that missing malaysia airliner. we have details coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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rain on the weekend will bring the pollen count down. developing now in malaysia, that country's defense minister says a satellite has captured more than 100 objected floating in the indian ocean where flight 370 might have crashed. they are close to where three other satellites previously detected possible plane debris. not one piece has been retrieved or identified. a search is happening now in the region. the race is on to find the black box, which now has about 11 days of battery life left. hundreds of family members and friends of those on board marched to the malaysian embassy in beijing yesterday looking for answers. the financially struggling malaysia airlines announced they will pay families $5,000 for every passenger but the airline may be forced to pay $176,000 per passenger under and international treaty. it's 5:55. the rescue workers picking through the muddy debris trying to find a more than 100 missing
in a devastating washington mud slide. the question, were residents there given any warning? the conflicting messages from state officials. >> the rain is coming down as an accident scene in san francisco. 7 people were sent to the hospital and police still trying to figure out who was driving the vehicles. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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get ready for a wet messy commute. >> showers have already begun. look at the heavier amounts of rain showing up in the north bay already. and they are beginning to move further south. >> it was like slipping, like sliding. >> seven people are sent to the hospital after an accident on van ness and geary in san francisco. sends a van rolling. >> we don't want businesses that masquerade themselves and are front for gogo nightclubs. >> san jose police are turning up the pressure to stop illegal businesses from setting up shop. >> somebody found out that the family was gone and that nobody was home at the house. a juvenile broke into the house and decided to have a party.
>> a house party ends in disaster. bay area cops think a group of teens is to blame. from across the bay to around the world, the stories that matter on "kpix 5 news this morning." captions by: caption colorado firstname.lastname@example.org >> shot by pavelski, for the hat trick! your realtime captioner is linda macdonald. good morning, everyone. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's march 26. time now 6:00. and storm clouds moving in overnight. here we go again. a wet start to the day if you are just about to head out the door the rain is beginning to fall in spots. we have some heavy downpours outside, as well. and likely going to see that continue through this morning. but i think the bulk of it will come through the morning hours. you can see some of the heavier amounts of rainfall moving in through parts of the north bay but now some cells beginning to move a little further to the south. so headed out the door, going to see strong storm systems sliding through some heavy rainfall now into